Monthly Archives: January 2013

Tracking Your Project Can Be a Breeze with a Gantt Chart Template

Your latest project is essential, expensive… and really complicated. How can you stay on top of it—and make sure your team does the same? What you need is a Gantt chart. This specialized form of project scheduling is also known as a Gantt diagram. Originally proposed in the early twentieth century by mechanical engineer Henry […]

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PowerPoint Presentation, Step 1: Shut Down Your Computer!

Shut down your computer? That’s right. The first steps in preparing a great PowerPoint presentation do not involve your computer. In fact, you’re better off without it. If you begin your preparation by opening up the PowerPoint program, you’ve just launched yourself right into the middle of the forest. There you are, surrounded by backgrounds […]

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Tips to Enhance Your PPT Background

PowerPoint (or ppt) slideshows have been considered a staple tool for presentations for many years now. With its unique tools and features, you’re able to create slides embellished with text and images that will help you capture the attention of your target audience and make an impact. Now, when it comes to creating a slideshow […]

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Downloadable Presentation Slides: Things to Consider

Downloading slides for PowerPoint presentation has become popular over the years. Because you can select a template that’s been prepared for you, you don’t have to worry about trying to create one on your own – or using slides with the same old look everyone else is using. You save time, you save hassle, and […]

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Seven Tips for a Powerful Company Profile Presentation

In businesses of many kinds, prospective customers and clients make the decision to work with a company based in large part on its company profile presentation. That’s why it’s essential that a company presentation ppt be created professionally. Here are 7 questions you should ask when developing your presentation – and what to do with […]

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PowerPointing 101: Consider Templates

If you’re new to PowerPointing, it’s easy to get into a rut. You don’t want to create the same PowerPoint presentations as everyone else (yawn!). And you don’t have to – not when there are so many ways to make your slides stand out. Great PowerPoint presentations put an original spin on the usual methods. […]

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12 Cool Things You Didn’t Know about PowerPoint Shapes

Whether you’re a PowerPoint newbie or an old pro, there’s probably a thing or two you haven’t learned yet about the use of auto shapes and SmartArt. Check out these 12 quick tips and be the coolest PowerPoint user on your block. 1. You can use them to create a custom flowchart. Sure, the SmartArt […]

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Introducing “Slide Satisfaction” – How to Seduce Your Audience with Great PowerPoint Presentations

Ever been the victim of a poorly presented, disinteresting PowerPoint presentation? One that really had little or nothing enlightening or useful to offer (at least not for you)? Right. Who hasn’t? I’m going to assume you’re a reasonably compassionate human being – and therefore that you would never want to subject your working friends and […]

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PowerPoint Basics: A Quick Practical Introduction and Overview

New to PowerPoint? Here’s an introduction to this powerful program and how to use it to create effective and memorable presentations. While PowerPoint (abbreviated as “Ppt” or “ppt”) is used inside most corporations and throughout the academic world, there may be some of you who are not yet acquainted with this powerful software package, and […]

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Animation in PowerPoint: Basic Principles

What comes to mind when you see the word “animation?” Maybe a vintage Bugs Bunny short or a full-length feature, such as Ratatouille or WALL-E. In the context of business presentations, animation refers to motion added to computer graphics. This movement can involve either an entire slide or the visual elements within a slide. In […]

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